3 Steelers 3
Ben Roethlisberger completed two third-down passes to set up a 49-yard field goal by Jeff Reed on the Steelers' opening drive. After a second straight three-and-out series, the Ravens got a break when Roethlisberger threw a pass right to defensive tackle Haloti Ngata for an interception. The Ravens reached the Pittsburgh 15-yard line before they settled for a 33-yard field goal by Matt Stover.
Steelers: FG Reed 49, 6:44.
Ravens: FG Stover 33, :18.
Ravens 13 Steelers 3
The Ravens scored 10 points in the final 3:48 of the quarter to go up 13-3 at halftime. They went 48 yards to the Pittsburgh 2 to set up a 20-yard field goal by Stover. They then went 44 yards, culminated by Joe Flacco's first NFL touchdown pass, a 4-yard flip to Daniel Wilcox out of their jumbo offensive formation.
Ravens: FG Stover 20, 3:48.
Ravens: Wilcox 4 pass from Flacco (Stover kick), :17.
Steelers 17 Ravens
The Steelers turned the game on two touchdowns within 15 seconds during the third quarter to take a 17-13 lead. An unnecessary roughness penalty against Jarret Johnson set up a 38-yard touchdown pass from Roethlisberger to Santonio Holmes that cut the Ravens' lead to 13-10. Moments later, Pittsburgh's James Harrison sacked Flacco and forced a fumble that LaMarr Woodley returned 7 yards for a touchdown and the lead.
Steelers: Holmes 38 pass from Roethlisberger (Reed kick), 4:09.
Steelers: Woodley 7 fumble return (Reed kick), 3:54.
20 Steelers 20
A 19-yard field goal by Reed put the Steelers ahead 20-13 after Ray Lewis denied a touchdown by stopping Mewelde Moore at the 1. Flacco answered with a 76-yard scoring drive that featured a 35-yard pass to Derrick Mason. That play set up a 2-yard touchdown run by Le'Ron McClain and a tie at 20.
Steelers 23 Ravens
A 24-yard, third-down dump pass from Roethlisberger to Moore against the blitz put the Steelers in Ravens territory at the 31. Reed's 46-yard field goal just got inside the left upright to win the game.
Steelers: Reed 46 FG, 8:55.